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believes this. >> you think it's the black communities asked to sacrifice first? >> in this case, yes, i do. yes, i do. >> reporter: this is 70th street on the south side. this is the local elementary school. parents are proud of it. the sign up there, soaring to new heights. all of it would be good if it wasn't slated to be closed. >> what's going to happen? >> i really don't know. >> reporter: parents fear the notorious gangs problems as kids cross into new areas to attend new schools. >> you have certain gangs, certain kids that go to certain schools because it's in their neighborhood. what wh you go outside of your neighborhood, that becomes a problem. >> reporter: some blame the high number of school cloegs cloesings on the teachers union which want a pay raise for teachers last fall. but the head of the union blames rahm emanuel.
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>> we have a murder problem, he's murdering schools, he's murdering communities and it's okay, how is that okay? >> willie cochran remains optimistic even for schools on that list. >> i would say to the frustrated parents, there's still time to work. >> after all he says this is chicago. martin savage, cnn, chicago. >> great story. "cnn newsroom" continues now with fredricka whitfield. you talked about hunkering down. there's a nasty storm heading throughout the midwest and along the northeast. we'll be taking you to see more about that. in the meantime, all along the east coast, a bright fireball actually streaked across the sky last night and caught the attention of a lot of people. experts say it was a meteor. and in a real shocker,
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number two seed georgetown university is out of the ncaa tournament. it lost to florida gulf coast university, 78-68. they have only been playing division 1 basketball for two years now. and the jodi arias trial has riveted people but it's costing the state of as a lot of money. we'll add it all up for you. wintery weather keeps pushing spring off the calendar in the midwest. take a look at i-70 in denver. in parts of colorado stretches of the highway were shut down in both directions because of a severe storm. the denver area is bracing for more snow maybe as much as a foot. and can you imagine trying to play soccer in this? the usa and costa rica teams braving the snow in the world cup qualifying game. america beat costa rica and the snow. that wintery mess is headed toward the east coast.
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let's go to karen mcginnis. >> it looks like a whole lot more of the same. not just the reduced visibility, but the snow is goed going to be the added ingredient. we take you all the way from right around denver extending over towards the kansas border. this is about 160, 170 miles in both directions. r intersate 70 is closed. and this will move across the central united states and as it does for kansas, nebraska, some areas could see as much or more than a foot of snowfall. primarily between interstate 80 and i-70 corridor. an interesting elongation of a system that's going to continue into the next 24 and 48 hours. and yes, for the mid-atlantic, this means you as well. washington, d.c., that forecast is so difficult to pin down. but until then, those winter storm warnings and watches continue and we'll see them develop r for washington, d.c.
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and new york going into the beginning of the workweek. >> what a mess, thanks so much. we'll enjoy spring when it arrives. thanks, karen. i mentioned a flash of fire streaking across the skies from the virginia area to maine. we'll see more of that. see that dot right there? caught on videotape, experts say it was probably a meteor and folks who saw it wasted no time tweeting about it. one tweet, omg, i saw a real meteor in the brooklyn sky. it's all over the news right now. i thought it was some kind of firework. and seriously, after that massive meteor in california a few weeks ago, the one that hit russia, and now this huge one tonight. little scary. a first in the history of the catholic church. two popes meeting for lunch. pope francis met pope benedict
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today. ben wedeman is live from rome for us. historic moment. why did this happen? >> reporter: this was something that pope francis said he wanted to do. and he's consistently spoken very highly of pope emeritus benedict since he stepped down in late february. what we saw was interesting. we were in the main square. there was about 2,000 people. they watched as his helicopter flew over head. people were clapping and waving. there was a lot of hope among the people that pope francis would come out and make one of his unscheduled appearances. however, it was a more solemn occasion. he met with pope r emeritus benedict for about two hours. they prayed together and had lunch together and had about a
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45-minute meeting. we don't know what they discussed, but there are lots of things on the plate of the new pope who has to deal with governance within the vatican, its finances, all the challenges facing the church. it was a historic first. it's never been seen before that two popes both dressed in white, prayed together, ate together and spent quality time together. >> oh my goodness, so what maybe next for pope benedict? or not pope benedict, for pope francis. >> reporter: the pope emeritus, looking at the pictures, he looks quite frail. he said he wants to be hidden from the world. we understand that some time within the next month, he'll be moving to a converted monastery on the grounds of the vatican, but he's a studious man. he's not interested in having an active public life. he's made that quite clear.
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so our understanding is it will be sort of a life of contemplation, study and writing in the back gardens of the vatican. not a bad place to spend your retirement. >> not bad at all. ben wedeman, thanks so much from rome. earlier today the u.s. senate passed its version of the federal budget. it's mostly symbolic since it is nonbinding. it lays out the senate's priorities, which are vastly different from the house budget passed by the republican majority. the senate plan increases government spending and it would also repeal the automatic spending cuts. those cuts are still enforced. we look at the ripple effects and how it will impact workers. >> reporter: herndon, virginia, is right outside of washington. the businesses that depend on them, here they are already feeling the the effects of those steep budget cuts put into place three weeks ago and the reality
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is sinking in. those cuts are here to stay. >> it's getting real. i was hoping congress would come together. as we go on now, they still have not come up with an agreement. >> reporter: keith fixes computers for the customs and border protection agency. he's learned he will have to stay home from his job for 14 days so the agency can save money. that will cost him 20% of his pay. he's found a part-time job to make due and is cutting back on expens expenses. >> they won't see me down at the garden shop as i used to be buying my plants and my dirt and everything to get my front yard looking nice. >> reporter: he's also eating out less. fewer lunch breaks at the deli near work. that's a being concern for the deli owner who a quarter of his customers are federal employees and furloughs will eat into his bottom line. >> they will be spending less money, not eating out as they
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are doing right now, so we're going to be having less business. >> reporter: one small business owner and one federal worker, multip multiplied by thousands across a region that relies on government money. >> we know we're going to lose probably $4 or $5 billion in the local economy and they are going to continue next year as well. >> reporter: they are still hoping congress will act and fast. >> congress, get it together and let's do it tomorrow. let's do it it really soon. you're talking 14 days out of my life i will not get paid for. >> reporter: athena jones, cnn, washington. heartbreak this morning as authorities try to figure out what caused an airport flight display board to collapse on a family. the freak accident killed a 10-year-old boy critically injuring his mother and hurting his two brothers. it happened in a new section of the birmingham airport in alabama. it took six men to lift the sign. larry snider was one of them.
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>> the family was crushed. the little kids crushed underneath the sign. and everybody was scattering to lift it up. i helped lift it up and pull people out. >> the family was returning home to kansas from spring break in florida. a wild police chase and shootout that ended in texas jump starting a complex murder investigation. the man killed by officers evan spencer ebel could be linked to two killings in colorado. the most recent, the chief of the state prison system who was shot dead in his own doorway. evidence also connects ebel to the murder of a pizza delivery driver. on to georgia, two teen boys are in jail on murder charges for allegedly killing a 13-month-old baby. the mother says the boys shot her baby while she was walking with them in a stroller. she claims the older suspect
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numberly asked her for money and shot her baby when she said she didn't have any. the suspect's aunt says her nephew is innocent. >> i am devastated, i'm sad because they got the wrong person. i hate what happened to that baby because no baby deserves to go through that. at the same time, they are taking someone to jail that is innocent. i'm 100% positive that he was not at that crime scene. he was at my residence. >> police say the 17-year-old suspect will be treated as an adult. building support for u.s. allies in the middle east. president obama winds down a whirlwind trip. and george mitchell is joining us next to talk about the trip and what work the president still has to do.
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president obama is heading back home after a four-day trip to the middle east. today the president toured the ancient city of petra in jordan. the trip is being viewed as a charm offensive abroad. first stop during this journey was israel to meet with benjamin netanyahu. then to the west bank to build on relations and then in jordan's capital.
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the u.s. reaffirmed alliances with the king. so overall, how significant is all of this? let's bring in george mitchell. he was appointed by president obama in 2009 as special envoy for the middle east peace. thanks for joining us, mr. mitchell. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> first off, how significant was this trip overall? >> i think both significant and successful. the president had several objectives. he wanted to visit israel itself, an important step. connect and make his case directly with the people of israel, which i think he did very well. second, to try to make the case publically and privately to both israeli and palestinian leaders that it is in their self-interest to sit down and negotiate a peace agreement between them. it's not a gift from one side to the other. it's in the self-interest of both israel to get security for
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its people. the palestinians to finally get a state of their own. he also reaffirmed the strong friendship and support with jordan's king and he sent a clear message to iran during his visit to the region that the united states will not accept a nuclear weapon in iran's hands. i think overall e he conveyed several messages and did so successfully. and the cap was the reconciliation, or the beginning of reconciliation between israel and turkey, who had been at odds in the last few years. >> and that level was quite remarkable. we're talking about those relations that had been cooled quite a bit after the 2010 flotilla incident where several died from that. it was the president who is getting credit for brokering that discussion, that meeting
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over the phone between the turkish president and the prime minister netanyahu. >> that's right. efforts began way back shortly after the incident. i myself was involved in that. secretary of state hillary clinton was heavily involved in it. secretary of state kerry has been involved. the fact is, of course, that the difference between israel and turkey benefitted neither country. and it was -- to some extent, it should have been resolved earlier, but the fact is it's done now and hopefully they will rebuild the good relationship that they had, which will be beneficial to both and to us in the region. >> you mentioned iran being a top of conversation, but at almost every stop, every discussion with a leader, the the president was riddled with questions about syria. syria kept coming up.
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the president made it clear the u.s. has provided a lot of humanitarian aid and will continue to do so, but also said, and i'm quoting loosely, assad will go. it's not an issue of if but when. how important is it for the president to sound so certain on that, especially while in the region? >> well, of course, as you know, there's turbulence throughout the region arising out of the situation in syria. just today the press reports that the prime resigned because of differences arising from the conflict in syria. it's a destabilizing influence throughout the region. very important for the president to address. he's got to walk a very fine line there. the united states does not want to become involved in another military venture in the middle east. we just finished a 12-year war in iraq and afghanistan. we're now drawing that to an end. we don't want to get plunged into another long-term military
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presence. at the same time, it's very clear that we have to and do support the opposition to the government's regime there and that i think as the president has correctly said, the days are numbered. history is filled with examples of dictators who have been toppled by revolutions and the result has been a worse regime. there's no guarantee that overthrowing a dictator produces a good result. it's a two-step process. everything is focused on the first step and understandably so given the the crisis that now exists. i think the president is thinking another step beyond that, how do we manage what occu occurs. that's critical. >> you talked about how important it was for the president to connect with these leaders. he made an effort to connect with the next generation by talking to young people while in israel. that seemed to have been a primary objective. quickly in a word or two, how
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significant was that for the president to do that, how calculating and perhaps how smart it was to do that, in your view? >> you want to get the most favorable audience you can whenever you speak, and addressing the leaders of the future is a sound thing to do in any country, including our own. it was a good choice, a good decision, a good speech, well received. how far it goes remains to be seen. the steps that will be taken in the future, secretary of state john kerry is returning to the region and trying to follow up on that. the steps to be taken in the future will be difficult, but important and necessary. >> george mitchell, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you. we're going to talk further about whether lasting peace in the middle east is even possible. we'll go deeper in talk with the former adviser to the palestinian negotiating team and see what their point of view is on the trip by the president to the middle east.
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that's in our 3:00 eastern o hour. the hearing on same-sex marriage heads to the supreme court next week. what are the legal implications of this case? our legal guys will be weighing in on that. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts... well muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour one on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour three. zyrtec®. love the air.
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next week the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments in two case es on same-sex marriage. at issue the defense of marriage act and california's proposition eight. let's start with doma. it's the federal law that defines marriage as a union between and a man and a woman. it keeps gays from get iting th same rights. president clinton signed doma into law in 1996. he now says it should be struck down. avery freedman from cleveland, good to e see you.
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>> hi, fredricka. >> and richard herman, good to see you as well. avery, you first on this. two cases before the supreme court. let's begin with doma. how much is at stake here? >> i think this is one of the great cases that the the supreme court will hear this term. that and prop eight. but doma which was compromised legislation and signed by bill clinton back in 1996 has always been questionable in terms of constitutionality. and two federal appeals courts have held that that law that restricts personnel rights that is by the federal government violates the constitution. it violates the equal protection law. in terms of the significance of it, it's really march madness. this is so important and so exciting because you have the solicitor general arguing
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against the constitutionality of this act of congress and paul clement, who is arguing for it. those are the guys that did the affordable care case. they are back up in front of the the supreme court this wednesday. it's a showdown. we don't even know if the supreme court will get to the merits of the case. >> how will this be argued when you talk about federal legislation that may in some cases, state something differently than what state law articulates? >> right, and that's the problem. the states that allow same-sex marriage are not bound by the federal laws and that's why you have this dilemma going before the supreme court. the issue before the supreme court, does doma discriminate against gays and lesbians. there's a huge procedural issue here and the court just could hang their hat on that and not address doma. but i think we know this is an active court. i think they are going to find a
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way to hear this it case. i think they are going to come down and invalidate the defense of marriage act. if you think that the health care laws are complicated now, when this gets invalidated, not only health care, veteran benefits, estate tax laws, i mean through the up, down and around, so many laws will be affected by this. 1,000 provisions will be affected by this. it's landmark legislation. it will be a landmark decision by this court. >> is that how you see it as well? it may cost the workplace or insurance companies or is it about religion? about core believes in that respect that is at the center piece of this argument. >> some argue that. some say this is a religious issue.
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as far as the federal courts have been concerned, they have looked strictly at the equal protection clause and looked at government action and whether or not it restricts personal freedom. that's the issue. there are friends of the court for religious organizations saying uphold the law, uphold the law. indeed there will be supporters of that. but at the end of the day, the court has to resolve whether or not personal freedoms are aff t affected by restricting 1,000 federal programs and laws that will be affected with the outcome if it's held unconstitutional. >> let's move on to proposition eight. it was passed by california voters in 2008 and amended the state constitution and took away marriage rights of same-sex couple s. now two couples are challenging that. how will this be argued that marriage of same-sex couples in a state that legalized it should be protected regardless of what the voters said?
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>> is it equal protection? can states ban the ability for gays to marry? that's really the issue. the the state of california has voted on it. they said marriage will be defined as a man and a woman and that's how we see it in california. on appeal, it was reversed. the supreme court again has a procedural issue that they have to overcome. will they overcome it? i believe they will. i believe, again, this will be another landmark decision by the the roberts court. what will happen here, one, they could uphold this proposition eight and therefore, the law would stay in place in california. they could invalidate it, ban it and that would have nationwide impact on every state, which would now be required to recognize marriagey man and wom woman. or they could fall into the eight-state compromise which says if you provide rights to same sex spouses, the same rights you would provide to
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married spouses, you must allow them to marry. but it would not affect state's abilities to ban and hold up a proposition eight. >> avery, we can hear you agreeing on some points and not agreeing on a lot of others. >> yeah, this is a very narrow case. and that is if prop eight is really affirmed by the supreme court and reversing the dismissal of it or the invalidation of it, that will only affect california. here's my prediction. in prop eight, they will never get there. this case will be thrown out on procedural grounds meaning who has the right to bring standing? there's no standing here. that means the federal court of appeals invalidation of prop eight will remain. >> avery, david boyce is arguing this case. he's one of the most brilliant attorneys in our country.
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they are going to address this issue. they are going to address it. >> they are on the the same side here. these are thee power houses in the profession. what a great, exciting argument coming up this week. >> we will all be at the edge of our seats awaiting that. thank you. we'll talk about the jodi arias trial and what it's costing tax payers and what it may be cost ing prosecutors and the defense as well. and casey anthony, now we're talking about her life story being sold to the highest bidder. can't wait to hear what they have to say about those things. despite a chilly start to spring, the annual national cherry blossom festival is underway in washington. the blossoms haven't reached their peak, but there's still time for you to get to the nation's capital to perhaps see them just in time. holly furfur reports in on the
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go. >> reporter: the national cherry blossom festival in washington, d.c. is a great way to celebrate the arrival of spring. >> the national mall taken over with thousands of pink petals everywhere you look. it's absolutely beautiful. >> you can also watch the national cherry blossom parade on april 13th which has floats and marching bands from across the country. there's also a japanese street fair that will be taking place that day as well. because remember, the trees were given to the united states by the government of japan. finally there's a kite festival on march 30th, which is great escape for families. you'll learn how to make and fly your own kites on the mall. >> reporter: many hotels are offering special deals. >> a great way to experience the festival is look for hotel packages that include perks like metro cars, trolley tours.
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>> reporter: guided tours of the the cherry blossoms are available by foot, bus or even boat. >> it's absolutely beautiful. great celebration of spring. and a great way to escape all these gray days we have e been having. >> gorgeous. you can find out more about the national cherry blossom festival at cnn.com/travel. experts with the national park service say they don't expect the trees to be in full bloom until about the second week of april. that would be like almost after the festival ends. good luck. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price.
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i wear a lot of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service®, no business too small. welcome back. i'm fredricka whitfield. here's a look at our top stories. for the first time in century, a pope is meeting another living pope. pope francis is meeting with pope emeritus benedict. they are lunching together. the 85-year-old benedict has been living there since he resigned last month citing health. winter weather keeps pushing spring off the calendar. take a look at i-70 in denver. in parts of colorado, stretches of the highway were shut down in both directions. the denver area is bracing for more snow, maybe as much as a
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foot. and can you imagine trying to play soccer in this? the teams braving the snow and the world cup qualifying game. looks like some wall street chief executives will be cash ing in this year. a new study finds bonuses at wall street firms are heading up 15% this year. that despite the concerns of some investors and politicians. it comes after last year's 5% bonus boost, which was considered disappointing. a bracket-busting upset at the ncaa tournament. georgetown is out defeated by a florida team. details after this.
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boeing is announcing major layoffs in its seattle factories. they are eliminating 800 employees from its 787 and 747 programs by the end of the year. boeing says that these reductions have been expected and come as production is streamlined. it adds that an additional 500 jobs will be reassigned within the company. before spending cuts are spending in forcing the faa to close corral towers at 149 towers. that's 40 fewer than initially shut. the shutdowns will save the faa $637 million. many controllers say they are worried about safety with fewer working towers. and chicago announced that it will close 54 schools and move to cut costs. the 53 schools are to close by
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august. most of the schools are in black and hispanic neighborhoods. that's leaving some parents fuming mad and blaming the mayor. >> this policy is racist, it's classist and we have to continue to say that our mayor, who is away on a ski trip, gets this information right before spring break. how are our children going to spend next week? >> enrollment in chicago public schools has dipped 20% over the past ten years. when most of us hear the term apprentice, we think of manual labor jobs. a new model is turning college graduates into apprentices. christine roman shows us. >> reporter: this is the american dream. but for too many college graduates, this is the american
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reality. an average $27,000 in debt when they leave college and a job market where 1 in every 7 can't find full-time work. there's a new model for students to learn the skills they need to make it in the work world. it's a little less ferris bueller and hopefully a little more carter diria. >> how old are you? >> i'm 26 years old. >> reporter: this is where future 26-year-old bosses are currently learning the skills they need to be successful. not in a college classroom but on the job. >> i'm going to be joining in on the kickoff call with ben and jerry's. >> reporter: working with a pilot program for a nonprofit that co-founders think can change how students get the skills employers need. not only on college campuses but through full-time on-the-job
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apprentices. >> business skills and technical skills. they can learn ops and they also learn marketing, business development. >> it's about taking whatever they learn and putting it into other scenarios. >> reporter: there are 11 participants living together in a 3600 square foot loft. it brings a unique per spective. she spent a year at college before decide iing it wasn't fo her. she now apprentices at flavor pill, a digital media company getting paid minimum wage. >> in school you have a teacher who tells you what they need. if you need help talk to me. being an apprentice i do a lot of scheduling and assisting, but i also get to see what's happening through the departments. >> reporter: what's in it for flavor pill? according to her boss -- >> the benefit that we're getting from the apprenticeship concept is it's a longer-term
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relationship as opposed to an internship. >> there are 358,000 registered apprentices, but a majority of those are in skill trades like car pep try and plumbing. if they push into industries, it could help make apprenticeship an attractive alternative to college. >> we have been trying the college route for decades have haven't gotten good results. >> reporter: the apprenticeship has paid off. >> she would definitely have a full-time job if and when that opportunity comes available for both of us. >> reporter: christine roman, cnn, new york. the american dream is of a better future, a confident retirement. those dreams have taken a beating lately. but no way we're going to let them die. ♪ ameriprise advisors can help keep your dreams alive like they helped millions of others. by listening. planning. working one on one.
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practice makes perfect. announcer: you don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent. there are thousands of teens in foster care who don't need perfection, they need you. all eyes are on the ncaa tournament. they have seen stunning surprises. here's bleacher report. >> this is one of the craziest first two days in tournament history. the biggest upset of round two belongs to florida gulf coast as they shock the world last night by beating georgetown. you may have never heard of florida gulf coast before. that's because this is only the second year they have been eligible for the tournament. the atlantic sun conference champions went on a 20-2 run.
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they get the win in they're first run. >> we just came out and just played our hearts out. we know it's win or go home from here. just have a great feeling. just excited. i don't know what to do still with myself. >> if your bracket was in bad shape after the gulf coast win, it probably only got worse after lasalle beat kansas state. they it outscored by 18 in the first half and were able to hold on for the win. this coupled with the florida gulf coast win left zero perfect brak oats out of the 8 million filled out orphan espn. the action continue this is afternoon. we'll see if harvard can keep their run alive as they play arizona. another one to watch is gonzaga taking on wichita state. the heat streak continues. 29 points for lebron as miami
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took down the pistons 103-89, for their 25th consecutive win. they are just eight wins away from tying the lakers for the longest winning streak in nba history. they will host the bobcats on sunday. for more, check out bleacherreport.com. that will do it. back to you. >> thanks, andy. for more sports news, log on to bleacherreport.com. next, jodi arias case. will the diagnosis of ptsd work with this jury? my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to legalzoom.com today and make your business dream a reality. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. and make your business dream a reality.
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the jodi arias trial seems never ending and it's costing taxpayers a pretty penny. so far it's $838,000 for mair koe pa county. the testimony focused on her series of lies.
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the psychologist for the defense tried to explain why despite her lies he diagnosed that she suffered from ptsd. our legal guys are back. avery, you first. how convincing is this argument of ptsd despite her confessions? >> it's terrible. what happened is that richard samuels, who is the expert, testified that he treated based on the first justification by jodi arias. the ninjas coming in and the the intruders. and afterwards, he started treating for the second one. there were 100 questions for jurors. wait a minute, which story do we believe. he said, well, the second story based on my 35 years of experience is probably the better one. it's mind numbing in terms of lack of credibility. and the tab keeps growing because every defendant has a
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right to counsel in a criminal case. so that's what's going on. that's what went on this week. >> then the defense psychologist on cross-examination, arias should have been retested after she confessed to the killing so that cannot help. >> when you use words like speculation, i speculated, that's really bad. jurors come to these cases and they bring with them their common sense. so although an expert is sworn into testify, the judge will say you don't have to go with the expert. this guy, this is arguably the biggest case he's had in his career. he left notes home. he admitted that he relied upon a fiction, stories, lies and made a report. then he was told those were lies and he said i didn't need to go back and redo it. i was okay with my report any way. a jury hears that and rejects it. the defense needs to say how
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this fog came about, how she couldn't remember things. but you have been in stressful situations. i think we're vivid, we remember everything under stress. here she likes to conveniently say i forget what happened when i almost took his head off. it's not going to fly with this jury. it's not going to fly. this guy is a horrible witness. >> then gentlemen, we were looking at this video. it was interrogation video showing jodi arias and kind of her body language sometimes doing a head stand and playing with her hair. this is short ly after the murdr of her ex-boyfriend and perhaps it shows a rather cavalier jodi arias. it's hard to know what's going on in her mind there, but avery, we're looking at this videotape, but jurors have not seen this, right? >> and the jurors will not see it. >> so prosecutors would not want to introduce this? >> thigh they want to introduce it like crazy.
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the prejudicial effect of this bizarre behavior would outweigh the value. there's some powerful stuff that was taken on the 15th of july, 2008, at the time of the arrest. there's some motive evidence in there. the judge said too much prejudice with the bizarre behavior. it would be powerful. it's just not getting in. >> okay. we're going to move on to another case because we're running out of time. i know you have lots of thoughts on this one, involving your favorite person on the stand. or at least your favorite defendant. casey anthony, that name shaz come up again. she wants to sell the rights of her life story. all of this included to the highest bidder. now is this something that could potentially be challenged in court because already there's an offer of $10,000 on the table. but the man says he wants to be
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able to make money from selling this tale whether it be in books, movies, et cetera. will this find its way back in court again? >> before i answer this, just remember f you think jodi arias is a slam dunk guilty conviction first-degree murder, i have one word for you. casey anthony. but moving on from that. this is bankruptcy court. they try to raise as much as she can for the the creditor. the judge is absolutely going to allow this to occur. raise as much money as she can. >> going to allow this? >> absolutely. but remember we talked about the sanny and the nanny which i kept saying was ridiculous. they are going to get zero now based on the bankruptcy, which everyone saw coming. >> avery, you get to button this one up. >> the nanny is going to get nothing because according to
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casey anthony's lawyers they didn't assert their claim in time. that gets tossed out on procedural grounds. i think there will be money raised, but don't look for a whole lot more. she will not make one nickel in this case. >> okay. thanks so much, gentlemen. always good to see you. you can catch our legal guys every saturday at around this time. you don't want to miss them.